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Placer defense answers the call at Bear River

LAKE OF THE PINES – On a night filled with defensive highlights, Colton Davenport struck the final, decisive blow at Bear River High.The Placer senior went high in the air to pic ...

Matching their skills on the gridiron

Rick Padilla didn’t need to be talked into a football game pitting Placer County law enforcement against their Nevada County counterparts. More than 40 Placer law men jumped at t ...

Placer win a piece of cake

LINCOLN — Cake never tasted better for Placer High’s senior football players.With memories of a crushing 2009 loss to Lincoln lingering and a cake decorated with “Go Lincoln ...

Golf clinics announced in Auburn

Placer High School girls golf coach Carol French will conduct golf camps for junior high and high school girls and boys at The Ridge golf course in Auburn. The four-day camps ru ...

New poll at Placer Sports - defending baseball titles?

The participation in our last poll at Placer Sports (www.placersports.com), our regional all-sports Web site, generated a lot of buzz as more than 3,000 or our readers (64 percent) ...

Lincoln will close season at home Friday

Lincoln High’s varsity girls basketball team lost 66-39 at Placer on Friday night, dropping the Zebras to 1-9 in Pioneer Valley League play. The Zebras (8-17 overall) hosted Col ...

New poll question at Placer Sports - DIII hoops playoffs

Our new poll question at our regional all-sports Web site (www.placersports.com) asks for your opinion on Division III boys basketball. The most recent version of the D-III power ...

Zebras get a shot of Courage

Jacob Courage’s knees were feeling great Wednesday night at Earl Crabbe Gym, much to the chagrin of the Placer High boys basketball team. Courage, who has battled through knee p ...

Hillmen headed to title game

The Placer High football team is improbably headed back to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV title game. Dalton Dyer did a double-take when he heard the play call from coach Joey ...

Who will win a section title?

As the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs wind down, the matchups get more intense with each weekend. Of the four teams that are in the hunt for a section crown from the coverag ...